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Chuck Luther

Petraeus' Vow to Protect Soldiers: A True Commitment or Empty Promise?

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Since 2001, over 22,600 soldiers have been pressed into signing such documents, affirming a pre-existing condition, making them ineligible for disability benefits, saving the military billions of dollars.

Facebook Members Rally around Tortured American Soldier

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Personality disorder (PD) has been cited as the cause for everything from deafness following a rocket blast to shrapnel wounds, as a means for denying benefits to soldiers who have served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

When the Army Uses "Enhanced Interrogation" on an American Soldier

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshua Kors

I had been covering veterans' issues for several years and thought I'd developed a thick skin. But the pain on the other end of the telephone line as Sergeant Chuck Luther told me his story was difficult to stomach.